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Friday Quick Quote: Milan Kundera's 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being'

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. 33 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Samuel Pepys

Curious facts about the diarist Samuel Pepys

1. Samuel Pepys’ celebrated diary was only deciphered in the early nineteenth century, over a century after his death. 384 more words


A Famous INFJ?

A quote from L.M. Montgomery, best known as author of the Anne of Green Gables book series. Could she have been an INFJ? 📚


Strange Writing Habits of 10 Famous Authors

Do you have a writing ritual? I do. I write every day from eight until noon, and I must have coffee—not just any old coffee, but hot lattes in cold months and iced coffee in summer. 433 more words

Great Writing Quotes Set to Music

Snippets of an Author’s Life: Post 10

I am under intense deadline pressure, so today I would like to pass along some writing quotes for you to enjoy. 38 more words


“Buzz Off, Roald Dahl!” What You Don’t Know About Three Famous Children’s Book Authors

Ludwig Bemelmans shot and almost killed a waiter.
Ludwig Bemelmans, author/illustrator of the Madeline book series, failed in school and was so rebellious that his family kicked him out and sent him to work in hotels owned by his uncle in Italy.

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The Daily Routine of Famous People

I always say that having a passion (or two) helps you lead a fulfilling life. And when you are fulfilled, the legacy you leave behind can only uplift others. 36 more words

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